Academic Neuromuscular Neurologist

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The Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, at Queen’s University is seeking a qualified Academic Neuromuscular Neurologist. The Division of Neurology at Queen’s University provides clinical care to a large catchment area with specialty clinics and has an active subspecialty training program. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

In addition to the experience of providing exemplary clinical service, the ideal candidate must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and demonstrate engagement in collaborative research. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong academic portfolio and excellent track record of high-quality research output. The successful applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills in an academic or hospital setting and he/she would be expected to provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment with excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will attend general neurology and EMG clinics, cover in-patient service, the stroke unit and night and weekend call in conjunction with the Division of Neurology and contribute to the administrative functions of the University and hospitals. The candidate will also join our multidisciplinary Neuromuscular team for monthly clinics at Providence Care Hospital.  Protected research time would be considered for an appropriate candidate.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Neurology by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.  Preference will be given to those who have further training in neuromuscular diseases. Preference will also be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification in neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. Kingston is situated in the heart of historic Southeastern Ontario on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, midpoint between Montreal and Toronto.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with curriculum vitae, a brief biography and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete applications are to be directed to:

Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head
Department of Medicine, Queen’s University
c/o Joel Gillis, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6
Email medicine@queensu.ca


Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Mr. Joel Gillis above.